Then his disciples asked him, saying, Why then do the scribes say that Elijah must come first?
And they asked him, saying, Why do the scribes say that Elijah must first come?
And he answered and told them, Elijah verily shall come first and restore all things and how it is written of the Son of man, that he must suffer many things and be esteemed as nothing.
And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elijah to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children and the rebellious to the prudence of the just, to make ready a prepared people for the Lord.
Ye yourselves are my witnesses that I said, I am not the Christ, but that I am sent before him.
And thou, child, shalt be called prophet of the Most High, for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways,
This is he of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee.
Which of the two did the will of his father? They say unto him, The first. Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That the publicans and the harlots go ahead of you into the kingdom of God.
The impotent man answered him, Sir, I have no man when the water is troubled to put me into the pool, but while I am coming, another steps down before me.
1 Thessalonians 4:15
For this, we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we who are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not precede those who are asleep.
After these things the Lord appointed another seventy also and sent them two by two before his face into every city and place where he himself would come.
and sent messengers before his face; and they went and entered into a village of the Samaritans to make ready for him.
All that ever came before me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not hear them.
2 Corinthians 9:5
Therefore I thought it necessary to exhort the brethren, that they would first go unto you and prepare beforehand your blessing, of which ye had given notice before that the same might be ready as a blessing, and not as of covetousness.
Let my lord, I pray thee, pass before his slave; and I will lead on softly, according as the property that goes before me and the children are able to endure until I come unto my lord unto Seir.
1 Samuel 9:27
And as they were going down to the end of the city, Samuel said to Saul, Bid the servant pass on before us (and he passed on), but stand thou still a while that I may declare thee the word of God.
who may go out before them, and who may go in before them, and who may lead them out and who may bring them in that the congregation of the LORD not be as sheep without a shepherd.
But charge Joshua and encourage him and comfort him, for he shall go over before this people, and he shall cause them to inherit the land which thou shalt see.
Praise ye the LORD for the avenging of Israel, when the people willingly offered themselves.
I will remember these things; I will pour out my soul in me. When I shall be included in the number; I will go with them to the house of God with voice of joy and praise, dancing in the multitude.
And when he puts forth his own sheep, he goes before them; and the sheep follow him, for they know his voice.
And straightway Jesus constrained his disciples to get into a ship and to go before him unto the other side while he sent the multitude away.
And those that went before and those that followed cried out, saying, Hosanna; Blessed is he that comes in the name of the Lord;
These going before tarried for us at Troas.
And we went into the ship and sailed unto Assos, intending to take in Paul there, for so he had determined that he should go by land.